102-1 MIGRANT EDUCATION PROGRAM (CHAPTER 1, ECIA) FORMULA GRANTS TO STATE EDUCATION AGENCIES TO MEET THE SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS OF MIGRATORY CHILDREN (CFDA No. 84*011) I. PROGRAM PROFILE Legislation; Education Consolidation and Improvement Act of 1981, Chapter T7TXT¥P35 as amended, (20 U.S.C. 3851). (Expires September 30, 1987), Funding since 1980; Fiscal Year Authorization Appropriation 1980 $245,000,000 $245,000,000 I/ 1981 266,400,000 266,400,000*" 1982 255,744,000 255,744,000 1983 255,744,000 255,744,000 1984 258,024,000 258,024,000 Purpose; To establish and improve programs to meet the special educational needs of migratory children of migratory agricultural workers or fishers. Eligibility: A State education agency (SEA) may apply for a grant to operate a State migrant education program directly, through subgrants to local education agencies (LEAs), or through arrangements with public or nonprofit private agencies. Two or more SEAs may apply jointly for a grant to support a migrant education program for eligible children in those States. Also, an SEA or a group of SEAs may apply for a grant to operate a program for Interstate and intrastate coordination of migrant education activities among SEAs, LEAs, and other agencies. The following table Indicates the number of full-time equivalent students registered on the Migrant Student Record Transfer System (MSRTS) since 1977. These counts serve as the basis for program funding. One full-time equivalent equals 365 days of enrollment on the MSRTS. A count of the actual number of students identified as eligible for services and enrolled on the MSRTS 1s also shown. Calendar Year Full-time Equivalent Number of Eligible Students Students (ages5-1 ?T (Under 21 Years of Age) 1977 296,430 467,796 1978 323,501 494,417 1979 366,460 522,154 1980 398,798 550,253 1981 417,298 577,483 1982 426,729 593,042 1983 407,650 566,714r compensatory education services, in public or private schools.